Cops bust two men for possession of stolen metal

2014-10-09 00:00

POLICE arrested two men yesterday who were found in possession of stolen metal on Illing Road in Ladysmith.

Police spokesperson Captain Thulani Zwane said the two men are between 21 and 25 years old and will appear at the Ladysmith Magistrate’s court soon. Captain Zwane said the metal was suspected to be stolen from an industry in the Besters area.

“The steel is estimated to weigh at least two tons with a rough value of R30 000,” he said.

Police have seized the overloaded bakkie the two men were transporting the metal with.

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